cytochrome oxidase

noun

Definition of cytochrome oxidase

: an iron-porphyrin enzyme important in cellular respiration due to its ability to catalyze the oxidation of reduced cytochrome c in the presence of oxygen

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1942

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cytochrome oxidase

noun

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: an iron-porphyrin enzyme important in cellular respiration because of its ability to catalyze the oxidation of reduced cytochrome c in the presence of oxygen

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